the power of communication

       to do more good

Liz Kieffer, Director

Liz joined Springboard Partners in 2015. Since then, she’s been helping partners create compelling messages, implement communication plans, and run effective coalitions.

During her time at Springboard, Liz has worked with closely with foundations and nonprofit organizations to get clear on their goals and develop and implement effective plans to address them.

She has worked closely with FishChoice for almost a decade, providing communication and project management support for their two web platforms, including relaunches of both sites and the development of FisheryProgress’ social responsibility policy.


She also provides strategic counsel and communication support to the Packard Foundation’s Ocean Initiative as it communicates the Initiative’s refreshed theory of change, and helped Vermont Network to develop a brand, logo, and launch plan for their new initiative, Amplify. Over the years, Liz has also had the privilege to work with ZERO TO THREE, the Certification & Ratings Collaboration, FishWise, Seafood Watch, the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, and Children Now, among others. Liz developed Springboard’s guides to determine whether Threads is right for your organization and how to plan for a successful launch.

Prior to joining Springboard, Liz spent four years working at Spitfire, where she used research, writing, and digital outreach skills to help her clients accomplish their communication goals. As a digital communication expert, Liz worked one on one with nonprofits to improve their social media advocacy and trained state-based advocates. Prior to joining Spitfire, Liz served as the campaign manager for Debbie Phillips’ successful 2010 bid to become an Ohio State representative – in addition to working on many other local and statewide campaigns.

Liz grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and she has a degree in communication studies from Ohio University. She currently lives in Whidbey Island, Washington, with her husband, daughter, and two rescue boxer dogs. In her free time, Liz enjoys reading, cooking, listening to Taylor Swift with her daughter, and wrestling her puppies. 

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